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Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
on the deadly blast from a reporter on the scene in ankara. >> woodruff: then, margaret warner reports on a widening divide between israelis and palestinians after more than a decade of starts and stops in peace talks. >> warner: thousands of israeli shoppers used to drive up this road to take advantage of the bargains in the palestinian shops just ahead. the popular shopping district has become a virtual ghost town. >> brown: secretary of state hillary clinton logged nearly a million miles visiting more than 100 countries in the last four years. ray suarez examines her legacy. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: and we close with a preview of sunday's big game. npr's mike pesca joins us from new orleans, site of super bowl xlvii. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carneg
Feb 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> woodruff: and we turn to another story from margaret warner in israel. she's been exploring key issues facing both president obama and prime minister netanyahu after elections in both countries. earlier this week, margaret looked at the spillover of the war in syria and the threat posed by iran's nuclear program. for tonight's report, she traveled to the west bank and gaza to examine the growing disillusionment among both israelis and palestinians about the prospects for peace. >> when i start a small business, then start to be big. >> warner: he launched his furniture business in the west bank town 20 years ago. s a young man just before the 1993 oslo accords promised a newera in israeli-palestinian relations. >> he thought his world was changing. >> and all of my customer is israeli people, israeli companies. i reach-- . >> warner: times were good with 150 employee os making and selling furniture. then came the second palestinian intifadah or uprising, that brought suicide bombings and terror to israel. >> after the intifadah all things gone, closed, everything. >> warner: thousands
Feb 17, 2013 9:39am EST
. >> mark warner justalked about it. there is more flexibili in future years. >> that is what we are tking about. those who might not have a ,ame subscription services t to , want to give them a cheat sheet. senator mark warner talked about in the shorort-term effect through sequestration ,nthe ntinuing resolution where all the departments have work on existing benefit. it sounds like a good idea, but there are consequences happens whenat buy are not able to have for navy .arriers was oneubmarines example that mark warner g gave, virginiacally the , we buyes right now a a time.t the cuts are puin place, to be cut needs eqequally. all the accots have to be cut equally. basically what would happen is th would buy one aa time. the volume pricing tha saveses , $100 billion per , would be oututer . window >>hat is a very different than whether you deploy eight or 10 marines to an embassy in libya. but that is a real problem. that is a real problem, but i am talking about .omeththingifferent there is a lot of thenistrative pernnel in drug administration, insteadcoululd cut their food inspectors.
Feb 23, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> cohen carter teaming up for a trade on time warner that could make you five times your money in two months. it's a blockbuster trade you won't want to miss. why are all those option traders pigging out on wendy's calls. a super size explanation. the action begins right now. >>> live at the nasdaq in new york city's times square, i'm melissa lee. these are the traders. stocks break their losing streak. the dow closing with over 100-point gain breaking its two-day losing streak. is this healthy price action or is there something amiss in the markets? it was a tough week for home builders, retailers and autos. they are surfacing about the strength of the consumer. >> we saw disappointing results out of home builders, like toll brothers. the automakers had a tough week. the fed has been doing what they have been doing. we got the minutes from the last meeting. a little more dissent than some people had expected. at some point, they are going to take their pedal off the metal. we are facing sequester, $4 gas at the pump, payroll tax increase. some guys told us this is hurting their sales
Feb 13, 2013 5:30pm PST
: and margaret warner examines the calls for action on immigration reform, coming from both sides of capitol hill. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: fresh from addressing the nation, president obama opened a new campaign today to sell his secd-term economic plan. in turn, republicans dismissed most of his ideas as the failed policies of the past. the president flew south today, going directly to voters with his ideas for creating jobs and boosting the middle class. the post state of the union tour began in asheville, north carolina, at a plant that makes heavy-duty engines. he picked up where he had left off with his message the night before. >> our job as americans is to restore that basic bargain that says if you work hard, if you're willing to meet your responsibilities, you
Feb 13, 2013 3:00pm PST
states. margaret warner has our look. >> warner: it was the senate's opening hearing on the new push for immigration reform and the emotions around the issue surfaced early, as protesters briefly interrupted the proceedings. but quickly, the secretary of homeland security former arizona governor janet napolitano, told the judiciary committee that now is the time to act. >> i can say without equivocation what everyone who deals with this issue knows well: our immigration system is not just broken; it is hurting our country. the time to fix it is long overdue. and the way to fix it is with commonsense, comprehensive immigration reform. >> warner: the hearing came two weeks after president obama laid out his own goals for immigration reform. they include: stronger border security; a pathway to citizenship for some 11 million illegal immigrants already here and expedited visa s for highly skilled workers from abroad. he returned to the issue in last night's state of the union address. >> our economy is stronger when we harness the talents and ingenuity of striving, hopeful immigrants. (
Feb 20, 2013 2:30am PST
organizations, amazing partners across the time warner family of brands and my partner at facebook and as bullying is unfortunately a global problem we're beginning to expand our u.s. reach. this past spring we launched in south america and in brazil. all of our materials for the educators and the community based organizations in the room, all of the education rights have been cleared. everything on the website and long form and print material, everything can be downloadd and it's yours and free. use it for workshops. use it for curriculum. use it as ways to start an assembly. can you trust the material. we have worked with them. the government has been a phenomenal partner for us. that the agencies -- the fact that you have hhs and ed and justice working together and collaborating it's been one of the most generous partnerships in my 30 years in the business that i have ever seen and i spent a good time in public broadcasting and partnered with the department of ed for years and i have to say this project of all the projects and nobody says no. everybody stands up and say
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
that killer. >>> this is going to come often. >> senator mark warner talking about sequestration which he calls a horrible idea and needs to be stopped before a country faces even more pain. the senior senator from virginia puts partial blame for the debt crisis and sequestration deadline on the defense industry. he says they have not been on board pushing the congress to make some kind of a deal. and now, we're on the brink of something terrible. peggy fox has the story. >> there is a stupid way and a less stupid way to do this. let's at least default to the less stupid way. >> senator mark warner is angry. he told a northern virginia technology council that congress deserves most of the blame for the debt crisis, but so do they. >> you aught to take some of the blame, too. because every time there's been efforts to try to build a broader coalition to say, let's go ahead and take this on and get out of our individual political fox holes and get out of our individual industry fox holes. most of you have said, well, i don't want to make this guy mad or this chairman or that chairman. >>
Feb 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
, margaret warner looks at today's summit between president obama and japanese prime minister abe, where japan's tensions with china were very much in the forefront. >> suarez: our week long focus on guns, "after newtown" wraps up tonight with a report from chicago on the public health crisis in the city in the wake of rising gun violence. >> the people who come in after having been shot are some of the highest risk folks. these are people who have been shot, who may have been shot before, and really without some intervention, without some life- changing moment, the trajectory's either going to be jail or death. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> suarez: and, as a magistrate grants oscar pistorius bail, we talk to charlayne hunter gault about how his arrest has focused attention on the unusually high rate of violence against women in south africa. >> domestic violence is shot through the entire society from the highest of the highed in socioeconomic terms to the lowest of the low. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding
Feb 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
't vote on him again until february 26 at the earliest. margaret warner has the story. >> there has never in the history of the country been a filibuster of a defense secretary nominee, never. >> warner: senate majority leader harry reid went to the senate floor this morning and blasted republicans for blocking a vote on chuck hagel, for the pentagon's top job. >> this isn't high school getting ready for a football game or some play that's being produced in high school. this is, we're trying to confirm somebody to run the defenses of our country. >> warner: democrats hold a 55 to 45 edge in the senate, but it takes 60 votes to break a filibuster so five republicans would have had to break ranks to make that happen. but partisan divisions were on display tuesday, as the armed services committee approved the hagel nomination on a straight party-line vote-- 14 to 11. that followed a contentious hearing in january, as hagel's former republican colleagues attacked him on several fronts, including his criticism of the u.s. troop surge in iraq. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said tha
Feb 13, 2013 1:00pm EST
. let's get another market flash with josh lipton. >> quick headline here on time warner. we want to bring you, fortune is reporting that time warner is in talks to sell time inc. publishing unit. there was activity this morning in time warner shares. stock up about a half percent. again, fortune reporting that time warner is in talks to sell time inc. publishing unit and we will bring you more news as we get more on that headline. back to you guys. >> possibly no more time in time warner, my old home. my goodness. >> stricken carnival cruise ship is being towed to port in alabama, and couldn't be fast enough for most passengers on board that craft. nbc's janet shamly, janet? >> still 24 hours away of reaching the port of mobile, where we are. there is an announce many about the future of this ship. well have more when "power lunch" continues. >> coming up, power pitch. start-ups that give us their 60-second pitch. >> hi, i'm ken griffey jr. munson, i'm owner of symcat. >> how do you acquire customers? >> do these found verse what it takes? >> are you in or out on symcat? >> stay
Feb 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
playing) (narrator) we all know the names -- paramount, mgm, universal, warner brothers, 20th century fox. the hollywood studios. but these film companies have been so lost in mythology the public knows very little about how they actually worked. they completely controlled the american movie industry during the golden age of the 30's and 40's. how were they able again and again to create the cinema's timeless classics and exercise their power? paramount, historically, the most profitable and powerful film corporation is the focus of our story, like the classic studio era, it begins in the early 1930's. every artist or technician who came to work through these famous gates was under contract. this was the first rule to run a hollywood studio lot. everyone was owned. when you're under contract, it's a family feeling. you have a family to go to. if you have a problem, you can to somody on the lot it's a family feeling. you have a family to go to. that has your interests at heart. (mace neufeld) it enabled people to learn their craft inside and out. it guaranteed them employment so you weren'
Feb 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
there that we're tracking. >> woodruff: then, margaret warner updates the president's push to curb gun violence as he takes his case to his hometown of chicago. >> brown: mark shields and michael gerson analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: and ray suarez talks with homeland security secrery janet nolitano about combating the gring threat of cyber attacks. >> to the extent that some are seeking to infiltrate our network, steal that information, not have to invest in the research and development that goes into innovation, that's a really big deal. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> pporalso comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from vie
Feb 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
was how to deal with an increasingly assertive china. margaret warner has the story. >> warner: for prime minister shinzo abe, just two months in office, this visit to washington was an early opportunity to emphasize japan's alliance with the united states. and at the white house today, he heard welcome words from president obama. >> obviously, japan is one of and the u.s. japan alliance is the central foundation for our regional security. and so much of what we do in the pacific region. >> warner: the u.s. has a robust trading relationship with japan, and some 50,000 troops stationed there since the end of world war ii. and now both nations face the challenge of dealing with a rising china, and its new leader, xi jinping. but u.s. officials are growing concerned about the rising tensions between china and japan. the most recent flare-up hs come in the east china sea over control of some small uninhabited islands known as the diaoyu in china and senkaku in japan. they lie near critical shipping lanes, fishing grounds and gas deposits. ships from both countries patrol the waters there and
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
stories from the middle east. margaret warner gets the latest from tunisia, the birthplace of the arab spring, where a leading opposition figure was assassinated today. >> brown: and ray suarez reports on the plight of syrian refugees who've fled to lebanon. >> at this tent camp in al-marj, in the eastern part of lebanon's bekaa valley-- only 25 miles from the syrian border-- refugees are struggling to adapt to a new, impermanent reality. >> ifill: and we close with a look at what's happening with the boy scouts, as they struggle to decide whether to lift a long-standing ban on openly gay members. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the u.s. postal service announced today it plans to end saturday mail delivery beginning in august. under the plan, post offices already open on saturdays will remain so. packages will also continue to be delivered on satu
Feb 15, 2013 3:00pm PST
warner has the story. >> warner: the president's trip to chicago came amid the country's new focus on gun violence. and while he was there to talk about raising the minimum wage and expanding preschool for children, the city's surge of gun killings wasn't far from his mind. >> last year, there were 443 murders with a firearm on the streets of this city, and 65 of those victims were 18 and under. so that's the equivalent of a newtown every four months. and that's precisely why the overwhelming majority of americans are asking for some common-sense proposals to make it harder for criminals to get their hands on a gun. >> warner: those 443 shooting deaths were among more than 500 homicides in chicago last year. and last month, 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, who had just performed during president obama's inauguration festivities in washington, was shot dead about a mile from the first family's chicago home. first lady michelle obama attended her funeral last weekend, and the president highlighted her death in his appeal for new gun laws in tuesday's state of the union address. >> hadiya's par
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